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#2931744 Town vs fev

Posted by town4me on 18 May 2014 - 08:46 PM

Well done Workington that was your best effort for a number of years at Post Office Road; Your team was applauded off by the Featherstone fans; Get behind your team you are going up the table with that attitude; We (FEV ) will have to improve to get anything from Derwent Park;

thanx phil. I wasn't at the game today but given what we heard on the radio and fev fans comments it shows we are moving in the right direction. Best of luck for the season (except at DP)


#2924670 halifax up next

Posted by town4me on 04 May 2014 - 08:29 PM

Even Batley fans said before the match haven would probably turn them over as they are poor at the moment. Same old haven fans as one win and the negativity, arguing amongst themselves on their forum and calls for woods head are gone and their world beaters again. Heros to zeros back to heros from one week to the next
#deluded


#2924431 fax reaction

Posted by town4me on 04 May 2014 - 03:53 PM

Well played town. I am disappointed not to get the win but can't fault the performance.


#2921084 Impetus!

Posted by town4me on 25 April 2014 - 06:40 PM

Calvert, McAvoy, Newton,Crellin, Smith, Burns and Robinson. That's 7 , or 5 if Millom isn't local.


HW

nearly half the team were local then. Well done.


#2901339 thread on haven forum regarding KT

Posted by town4me on 18 March 2014 - 04:10 PM

A thread has been started on the haven forum regarding KT who is quite poorly at the moment. There are messages of support and best wishes on there to keith. I am sure we all on here wish keith a speedy recovery. Get well soon keith.


#2897424 Ewan dowea

Posted by town4me on 11 March 2014 - 08:24 PM

He lives in Leeds I think so no surprise him signing for a yorkshire club. Didn't live up to expectations at Town IMO but good luck to the lad


#2897159 quote of the day

Posted by town4me on 11 March 2014 - 12:58 PM

<p><p>
from havenhater

Posted Today, 12:20 PM

Brett Phillips could cut it in super league he is that good



hes not in town team let alone super league,watch out for another classic sometime soon

#obsessed


#2896468 Barrow Match

Posted by town4me on 10 March 2014 - 11:41 AM

The haven fanzine strikes again! Just a quick look at the back page in the garage and a big spread on havens game with the words back us and a small narrow colum down the side about the cumbrian derby. Its our coaches first match and he gets a win in a very good cumbrian derby game and we get a rally cry to back haven all over the back page. Nothing changes eh


#2888083 Team and predictions for Swinton

Posted by town4me on 25 February 2014 - 02:18 PM

You forgot the rest of our squad that play at The Halliwell Jones. They are all registered to us this season .
I
Kash Watkins is Callum Watkins brother and Jack Cooper is Mike Coopers brother and of course Josh Barlow is Sam Barlows brother !

is there dad called ken


#2883412 Charlo gone

Posted by town4me on 18 February 2014 - 10:08 PM

In my opinion our BOD's choice of new coach will say a lot about what we want to achieve this season. The only local coach I would like is cresta. I don't know of anyone else that could improve us who is local (cumbria). If we bring in from out of the county then lets wait and see.


#2882245 Doncaster Match

Posted by town4me on 17 February 2014 - 09:22 AM

Plainly obvious throughout pre-season that there isn't enough experience or strength in depth at the club. What puzzles me, is how clubs throughout this competition with no grounds or secondary income (such as speedway) manage to get overseas players or seemingly lower revenue that Town will have coming in.

We seem to have one overseas player at any one time, when some of the clubs have 5 or 6.

We know from past experience that its easier to attract players to the area from the southern hemisphere than Lancashire and Yorkshire, so the question is....why don't we?

Best intentions aside, its impossible to build a squad of local players because
1) there isn't enough quality locally to do it,
and 2) what quality we have is split between Whitehaven and Workington.

The sooner rivalries are put aside for the good of the game in West Cumbria the better in my opinion. The romantic notion that we can support two professional sides locally while fighting for the same sponsorship from the handful of local firms will do nothing else but see both clubs eventually sink into the bottom division again with no immediate prospect of a return to the Championship.

If the game is to prosper in this area, then both clubs have to sit down and formulate a plan to merge. Then, and only then will we see the game start to move forward and attract a new generation of supporters to watch the club.

don't want to turn it into a merger thread but saying as you've mentioned it there are wispers going around that it could be on the cards due to the restructuring of the league.


#2874040 New players

Posted by town4me on 02 February 2014 - 08:56 PM

I think you will find it was another cumbrian club who tried to sign him,and if any one from workington or barrow offered him the money you are saying they would bankrupt themselves point blank.

ah troutmaster you are talking to another cloak and dagger haven fan on here in audrey. Unlike you and I who use our username on the haven forum they feel the need to hide behind a different username on here. Everytime town make a signing its always the same crack its for daft money. Haven4ever/BKM tells me its wigan kids joining us this week but no doubt it will be for "daft money"


#2873750 New players

Posted by town4me on 02 February 2014 - 02:56 PM

Quite funny that another town thread started on deluded.com saying we should be worried about lack of signings. Funny as its haven 0 gateshead thunder 16 at HT.


#2863230 Score on Sunday

Posted by town4me on 12 January 2014 - 09:36 PM

Doesn't matter how many sessions they'll have, if they're good enough and the game plan is simple enough they'll pick it up. Very little to choose between the teams and Hewer took every opportunity to penalise us wherever possible. I heard Olstrom was binned for saying exactly the same as doran did later on in the game but surprisingly Doran wasn't binned. With 3 or 4 more due in I think it's safe to say we'll finish above Haven

yes GT thats my take on things too
Few more faces to come yet. Also a binning for dissent is a bit harsh for a friendly or there should atleast be consistency. Every effort should be made to keep it 13v13 in a friendly.
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#2852442 Sellafield Rumour mill

Posted by town4me on 14 December 2013 - 04:41 PM

I just don,t no why there should be some signings this weekend ,just have faith in our BOD they will come, has been said before the work that they put in as got to be admired ,they where all on the stall at the market this morning and it was a wee bit of a gale blowing up POW STREET with 2 of them hanging on to the stall to stop it been blown away,WELL DONE TO OUR BOD.

here here!!
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